Get's a bit heated at my house also during even simple glue ups, I
think a check list on the wall just before being done would help too.
I always forget to check square in one direction of another too.
David Marks uses the plastic resin glue a great deal in his woodworks
show for the up to 1 hour open time. Although you have to leave the
parts in the clamps for 24 hours, I am going to buy some for the extra
peace of mind tomorrow while I get a couple of pipe unions to extend
some pipe clamps for a curio carase I am having trouble gluing up.
Few of us could provide better advice. When you do a dry fit and test you
will have all of your materials and clamps at hand. The procedure is in you
Your next step, especially with more challenging assemblies, is just to
focus on the task. If you have a phone in the shop, temporarily disable it.
If your wife isn't helping you, let here know you will be occupied with a
glue up. My wife has helped with several and understands completely.
So? you don't have to answer the phone. I told my
in-laws that I answer the phone only when I want
to and never when it is inconvenient. Seems they,
like many people, think that answering the phone
is mandatory. Hell, I also believe than answering
the door bell is optional.
I like the AFAIK. In tables of glue properties, I
have never seen in included for yellow
(carpenters) glue, only white (polyvinyl) glue. I
have never had a yellow glue joint creep, break if
poorly glued or break the other wood near the
joint, but never creep. Oh, the other big think
is yellow glue sands well, white doesn't,
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